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11:00 am

Classical Chinese Culture: A Brief Introduction

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
North Beach Branch Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, 94133 United States
Free

Join us for a special presentation and discussion about Confucianism and Taoism in the original, as well as the Heroic Tradition. The presentation will examine how the central themes and narratives from these traditions have been expressed, altered and suppressed in everyday life, relationships, social structures, customs, rituals, folklore, and perspectives on right livelihood, etc. […]

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Author Talk at Main Library: Meredith Oda

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
San Francisco Main Library: Chinese Center, 100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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Free

Educator and author, Meredith Oda, Ph.D. discusses her new book The Gateway to the Pacific: Japanese Americans and the Remaking of San Francisco. The Gateway to the Pacific, published by University of Chicago Press, 2018, traces the development of San Francisco's postwar transpacific urbanity - the metropolis' urban life - in order to tell the […]

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2:00 pm

Make your own Diwali Paper Lantern for Adults

May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mission Bay Branch Library, 960 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA 94158
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Free

Celebrate Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month by making a colorful Diwali paper lantern! Diwali is a festival of lights celebrated all across India and paper lanterns are a prominent feature of the festivities. Space is limited to 15 participants. Call (415) 355-2800 to register.

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Rahiti: Polynesian Dance Performance

May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Western Addition Branch Library, 1550 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
Free

Enjoy a live performance by Rahiti, an award winning Polynesian dance group. Rahiti shares the love of Tahitian dance through the fast-paced drum beats and beautiful songs. We also share our Aloha of hula from Hawai'i, the strength and grace of Samoa and the skillful precision of the Maori from Aotearoa (New Zealand). Our goal […]

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